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Director  Per Fly
Music director  Peter Nordahl
Language  Swedish English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Biography, Drama, Music
Screenplay  Per Fly, Peter Birro
Country  Sweden
Waltz for Monica movie poster
Release date  10 August 2013 (2013-08-10) (Way Out West) 13 September 2013 (2013-09-13) (Sweden)
Writer  Peter Birro, Peter Birro (adaptation), Per Fly (adaptation)
Initial release  September 13, 2013 (Sweden)
Cast  Edda Magnason (Monica Zetterlund), Sverrir Gudnason (Sture Åkerberg), Kjell Bergqvist (Monica's Father), Vera Vitali (Marika), Cecilia Ljung (Monica's mother), Johannes Wanselow (Beppe Wolgers)
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Waltz for Monica (Swedish: Monica Z) is a Swedish biographical film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 13 September 2013, directed by Per Fly. It is based on the true life and career of singer and actress Monica Zetterlund (Edda Magnason).


Waltz for Monica movie scenes

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Monica makes it from a telephone operator to a national celebrity. But fame and party life take their toll.


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  • Edda Magnason as Monica Zetterlund
  • Sverrir Gudnason as Sture Åkerberg
  • Kjell Bergqvist as Monica's father
  • Cecilia Ljung as Monica's mother
  • Vera Vitali as Marika
  • Johannes Wanselow as Beppe Wolgers
  • Oskar Thunberg as Vilgot Sjöman
  • Randal D. Ingram as Bill Evans
  • Rob Morgan as Miles Davis
  • Amelia Fowler as Ella Fitzgerald
  • Clinton Ingram as Tommy Flanagan
  • Harry Friedländer as Hasse Alfredson
  • Andréa Ager-Hanssen as Lena Nyman
  • Reception

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    Waltz for Monica received generally positive reviews. In Sweden, Kulturnyheterna at SVT gave it a 4 out of 5 and especially praised Magnason's performance. Svenska Dagbladet also praised Magnason's performance, giving the film a 4 out of 6. Moviezine also liked the film, giving it 4 out of 5. Many newspapers rewarded the film with a 4 out of 5, among them Aftonbladet, Expressen, Göteborgsposten, and Metro. However, the film was criticized by documentary filmmaker Tom Alandh, who wrote an article in the newspaper Dagens Nyheter where he objected to the films negative portrayal of Zetterlund's father.

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    Waltz for Monica has received 11 Guldbagge Award nominations.


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    A soundtrack album was released on the film by Universal Music charting in various Scandinavian charts, notably Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

    Track list

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    1. "Sakta vi gå genom stan"
    2. "Hit The Road Jack"
    3. "Monica's vals"
    4. "O vad en liten gumma kan gno"
    5. "En gång i Stockholm"
    6. "It Could Happen to You"
    7. "Gröna små äpplen"
    8. "Trubbel"
    9. "Du"
    10. "Bedårande sommarvals"
    11. "I Can't Give You Anything But Love"
    12. "I New York"
    13. "Monica Z – Svit ur filmen"

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